Support Worker

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Location:
Wollongong, Illawara and South Coast
Closing:
February 10, 2022

About the Role:

We currently have multiple opportunities for permanent part time support worker positions within our Shoalhaven Home and Community care team providing home-based care and is responsible for providing health, wellness, recreational activities and support.  

As a Support worker will care for our elderly clients and provide quality tailored care services in a professional and compassionate manner, supporting them to remain in their own home.

This role is for a minimum of 40 hours per fortnight. 

Duties:

  • Help at around the home: Assisting with housekeeping, grocery shopping and meal preparation 
  • Personal Care: showering, toileting and grooming
  • Transport: Getting to appointments or going on shopping trips 
  • Social and wellbeing: Encourage social connectedness through conversation, outings and Healthy Living for Seniors activities 

About you:

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • A current Drivers Licence
  • A reliable car with comprehensive insurance
  • Current first aid certificate or willing to obtain
  • Relevant aged care or individual support qualification
  • Our service runs 7am-7pm, Monday to Sunday, flexibility to work across these days and hours will be an advantage

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which includes a National Police Check and Reference Checks

Benefits & Culture 

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate. 

Further to this we offer: 

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community 
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider 
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata) 
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata) 

 

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

For any questions, please contact Theresa Ung, Talent Acquisition Specialist on tung@uniting.org.

 

 

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February 10, 2022
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